Julian Price House Kitchen of “Hoarders” Fame: Timeless Tudor Renovation Photos

Julian Price House Kitchen of “Hoarders” Fame: Timeless Tudor Renovation Photos spotlights the beautiful work of Marsh Kitchen & Bath in transforming a neglected space in this 1929 Tudor Revival style home.

Beautiful design details in a renovated white classic kitchen with subway tile, farm sink, and yellow accents. Marsh Kitchen & Bath executed the lovely design which features black windows, warm wood floors, butcher block insert in huge island, and luxury range and hood.
Design/Photo: Marsh Kitchen & Bath – Julian Price House Kitchen of “Hoarders” Fame: Timeless Tudor Renovation Photos As Well As Inspiring Ideas to Get the Look.

Julian Price House Kitchen of “Hoarders” Fame: Timeless Tudor Renovation Photos

Kitchen renovation at Hoarders Julian Price House by Marsh Kitchen & Bath on Hello Lovely Studio
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On my last visit to my folks’ house, they tuned into the A&ETN “Hoarders” episode with the Julian Price House (purchased as a foreclosure for $415k), and the beauty of that mansion caught my attention so I watched this series for the first time.

Beautiful design details in a renovated white classic kitchen with subway tile, farm sink, and yellow accents. Marsh Kitchen & Bath executed the lovely design which features black windows, warm wood floors, butcher block insert in huge island, and luxury range and hood.
Design/Photo: Marsh Kitchen & Bath…certainly timeless indeed.

The 1929 Historical Home in Greensboro is Famous!

Obviously, I’m not alone. The Julian Price House episode titled “Sandra” is THE most-watched episode ever of the “Hoarders” television show.

Julian Price Mansion exterior - of Hoarders fame.
Julian Price Mansion – Copyright A&E Television Networks.

What you may have learned from “Hoarders.” 31 rooms in the Julian Price House were overflowing and piled high with furniture, collected stuff, and litter. It was one heck of a laborious undertaking for the crew at “Hoarders.”

Julian Price Mansion on 'Hoarders' before photo of kitchen piled high with stuff.
BEFORE Kitchen in Julian Price Mansion – Copyright A&E Television Networks.

Go Inside the Mansion & Listen to the Homeowner’s Story

Before the Home Was on “Hoarders”

Historical overview of the Julian Price House. This English Tudor-Revival style home (also known as Hillside) in Greensboro, North Carolina was designed by architect Charles Hartmann and built in 1929 for Julian and Ethel Price. Only a few owners besides the Price family occupied the home until 2016 when current owners Michael and Eric Fuko-Rizzo purchased the property for their young family.

During renovation of Julian Price Mansion renovation of Hoarders fame - Marsh Kitchens.
Photo: Marsh Kitchen & Bath – Julian Price House Kitchen of “Hoarders” Fame: Timeless Tudor Renovation Photos As Well As Inspiring Ideas to Get the Look.

An Exciting New Chapter for the Julian Price House

Designer overseeing the home’s renovation? Greensboro-based designer Carol Van Zile, CKD, CAPS, DTM has worked on the historic renovation since 2017.

Julian Price Mansion kitchen renovation by Marsh Kitchens - during the construction!
Photo: Marsh Kitchen & Bath

Style of the newly renovated classic white kitchen? Marsh calls it “Timeless Transitional.”

Beautiful renovated white classic kitchen with subway tile, farm sink, and yellow accents. Marsh Kitchens executed the lovely design which features black windows, warm wood floors, butcher block insert in huge island, and luxury range and hood.
Design/Photo: Marsh Kitchen & Bath – Julian Price House Kitchen of “Hoarders” Fame: Timeless Tudor Renovation Photos As Well As Inspiring Ideas to Get the Look.

Timeless Transitional Kitchen Design for a Beautiful Tudor Home

They sought to preserve the home’s integrity while also re-imagining this kitchen to live large for its modern family.

Beautiful design details in the renovated white classic Julian Price House kitchen with subway tile, farm sink, and yellow accents. Marsh Kitchen & Bath executed the lovely design which features black windows, warm wood floors, butcher block insert in huge island, and luxury range and hood.
Design/Photo: Marsh Kitchen & Bath…certainly classic and beautiful indeed.

It has a timeless look that feels natural to the home’s age yet functions for how we live in 2019.

Beautiful renovated white classic kitchen in Julian Price Mansion with subway tile, farm sink, and yellow accents. Marsh Kitchens executed the lovely design which features black windows, warm wood floors, butcher block insert in huge island, and luxury range and hood.
Design/Photo: Marsh Kitchen & Bath…certainly lovely indeed. Julian Price House Kitchen of “Hoarders” Fame: Timeless Tudor Renovation Photos As Well As Inspiring Ideas to Get the Look.
Beautiful design details in the renovated white classic Julian Price House kitchen with subway tile, farm sink, and yellow accents. Marsh Kitchen & Bath executed the lovely design which features black windows, warm wood floors, butcher block insert in huge island, and luxury range and hood.
Photo: Marsh Kitchen & Bath…certainly a labor of love indeed.

Timeless White Kitchen Design Details

What design elements play starring roles in this beautiful space? The designers kept the original hardwood floors, and the perimeter kitchen cabinets boast a classic Alpine finish (Marsh’s sleek Hampton door style with a crisp Linen finish).

Beautiful renovated white classic kitchen in Julian Price Mansion with subway tile, farm sink, and yellow accents. Marsh Kitchens executed the lovely design which features black windows, warm wood floors, butcher block insert in huge island, and luxury range and hood.
Design/Photo: Marsh Kitchen & Bath…certainly lovely indeed. Julian Price House Kitchen of “Hoarders” Fame: Timeless Tudor Renovation Photos As Well As Inspiring Ideas to Get the Look.

The island is distinguished by its lovely Graphite stain and Alabaster glaze, furniture-style legs, and beautiful butcher block (original to the kitchen!).

Beautiful design details in the renovated white classic Julian Price House kitchen with subway tile, farm sink, and yellow accents. Marsh Kitchen & Bath executed the lovely design which features black windows, warm wood floors, butcher block insert in huge island, and luxury range and hood.
Design/Photo: Marsh Kitchen & Bath…certainly lovely indeed. Renovation of the kitchen in Julian Price House by Marsh Kitchen & Bath: timeless kitchen design elements as well as after photos.
Beautiful renovated white classic kitchen in Julian Price Mansion with subway tile, farm sink, and yellow accents. Marsh Kitchens executed the lovely design which features black windows, warm wood floors, butcher block insert in huge island, and luxury range and hood.
Photo: Marsh Kitchen & Bath…certainly a thoughtfully designed kitchen indeed.

Team Executing the Kitchen Renovation

Team involved in the success of this Marsh renovation? Designer Carol Van Zile, Marble Granite World, and interior designer Maria Adams (Maria Adams Designs) contributed to the striking transformation.

Beautiful design details in the renovated white classic Julian Price House kitchen with subway tile, farm sink, and yellow accents. Marsh Kitchen & Bath executed the lovely design which features black windows, warm wood floors, butcher block insert in huge island, and luxury range and hood.
Design/Photo: Marsh Kitchen & Bath…certainly timeless transitional indeed.

Will This Home Be Flipped?

Are the current owners of this now famous home truly living in it? While the owners have flipped other homes and originally stated they would live here, they plan to rent parts of it to guests.

Beautiful renovated white classic kitchen in Julian Price Mansion with subway tile, farm sink, and yellow accents. Marsh Kitchens executed the lovely design which features black windows, warm wood floors, butcher block insert in huge island, and luxury range and hood.
Design/Photo: Marsh Kitchen & Bath…certainly lovely indeed. Julian Price House Kitchen of “Hoarders” Fame: Timeless Tudor Renovation Photos As Well As Inspiring Ideas to Get the Look.

Julian Price House Kitchen’s Timeless Transitional Ingredients

Dreamy Range & Decorative Vent Hood

Beautiful design details in the renovated white classic Julian Price House kitchen with subway tile, farm sink, and yellow accents. Marsh Kitchen & Bath executed the lovely design which features black windows, warm wood floors, butcher block insert in huge island, and luxury range and hood.
Design/Photo: Marsh Kitchen & Bath…certainly lovely indeed. Renovation of the kitchen in Julian Price House by Marsh Kitchen & Bath: timeless kitchen design elements as well as after photos.

Apron-Front Farm Sink

Beautiful renovated white classic kitchen in Julian Price Mansion with subway tile, farm sink, and yellow accents. Marsh Kitchens executed the lovely design which features black windows, warm wood floors, butcher block insert in huge island, and luxury range and hood.
Design/Photo: Marsh Kitchen & Bath…certainly true to its Tudor roots indeed.

Glazed Tile in Subway Pattern

Beautiful design details in the renovated white classic Julian Price House kitchen with subway tile, farm sink, and yellow accents. Marsh Kitchen & Bath executed the lovely design which features black windows, warm wood floors, butcher block insert in huge island, and luxury range and hood.
Design/Photo: Marsh Kitchen & Bath…certainly lovely indeed. Renovation of the kitchen in Julian Price House by Marsh Kitchen & Bath: timeless kitchen design elements as well as after photos.

Hamptons Style Cabinetry from Marsh

Beautiful renovated white classic kitchen in Julian Price Mansion with subway tile, farm sink, and yellow accents. Marsh Kitchens executed the lovely design which features black windows, warm wood floors, butcher block insert in huge island, and luxury range and hood.
Design/Photo: Marsh Kitchen & Bath…certainly lovely indeed. Renovation of the kitchen in Julian Price House by Marsh Kitchen & Bath: timeless kitchen design elements as well as after photos.

Yellow Accents With Black & White Color Story

Beautiful design details in the renovated white classic Julian Price House kitchen with subway tile, farm sink, and yellow accents. Marsh Kitchen & Bath executed the lovely design which features black windows, warm wood floors, butcher block insert in huge island, and luxury range and hood.
Design/Photo: Marsh Kitchen & Bath – Renovation of the kitchen in Julian Price House by Marsh Kitchen & Bath: timeless kitchen design elements as well as after photos.
Beautiful renovated white classic kitchen in Julian Price Mansion with subway tile, farm sink, and yellow accents. Marsh Kitchens executed the lovely design which features black windows, warm wood floors, butcher block insert in huge island, and luxury range and hood.
Photo: Marsh Kitchen & Bath…certainly lovely indeed.

More Lovely White Kitchen Design Goodness from Marsh

Beautiful kitchen design with white cabinets and stainless appliances by Marsh Kitchens on Hello Lovely.
Design/Photo: Marsh Kitchen & Bath – beautiful kitchen design with classic style as well as thoughtful craftsmanship.
Beautiful kitchen design with white cabinets, waterfall countertop, and warm wood floors by Marsh Kitchens on Hello Lovely.
Photo: Marsh Kitchen & Bath
Beautiful kitchen design with white Shaker cabinets, apron front farm sink, and dark counters by Marsh Kitchens on Hello Lovely.
Design/Photo: Marsh Kitchen & Bath…certainly lovely indeed.
Simple kitchen design with grey island and white cabinets with stainless appliances - Marsh Kitchens.
Photo: Marsh Kitchen & Bath

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12 Comments

  1. July 31, 2019 / 3:24 pm

    I’ve never watched that show but it sounds fascinating in a morbid kind of way. I guess I’ll have to tune in. That’s quite a transformation! On another note I wanted to let you know I was thinking of you today as a kindred spirit. It is likely that each of our sons are toiling away on the Bar exam in the very same room today. How unlikely is that? Two blogging friends from across the country with quite a lot in common. Anyway, sending good vibes and best wishes your way. I hope your son returns home this evening feeling good about today. XOX

    • Michele
      Author
      July 31, 2019 / 8:45 pm

      You’ll have to at least watch this particular episode since the former owner/hoarder was a successful interior designer! Thank you so much for those wishes, Celia. You’re a gem. I was thinking of your son as well, also wondering if those men might be breathing the same air. Luke felt very confident and is exhausted (and more interested in talking about the food consumed in Greektown than those questions on the exam about wills!). Hope your son rocked it! It’s over…yay!!!! πŸ™‚

  2. Claire
    August 1, 2019 / 5:36 am

    I’ve watched the “Sandra” episode twice. I felt so badly for her . As it began she looked like a version of Paula Deen — a beautiful , soft spoken Southern woman. But as it went on and the stress of what was happening hit her, it was hard to watch. Bless her heart. I was fascinated with the house and kept trying to see glimpses of it beyond the stuff! What they showed was not the typical hoarders stuff tho. I didn’t see piles of garbage or piles of clothes with animal feces on them. Doesn’t mean it wasn’t there. Could mean I missed those scenes. But I did see a beautiful house packed to bursting with stuff. Sandra was a designer herself so some stuff was pretty nice. Would love to see more before and after pictures of this home. Also would love to know how Sandra is doing.

    • Michele
      Author
      August 1, 2019 / 9:10 am

      I sure hope she is doing well, Claire. You watched with a tender, compassionate heart, and I agree that her stress level must have been devastating. When I researched the episode online, I did find some info about the former owner, a reputable interior designer. However, without the info coming straight from her, I wouldn’t want to include it. I hope the good stuff I read is true: that she is grateful for 40 years of life there, preserving that home. Because you couldn’t walk around in the house with piles of stuff, the floors and other features remained in great condition. As I understand it, hoarding disorder is about the inability to stop acquiring and not necessarily about cleanliness or animal neglect. I actually know a few undiagnosed hoarders who have storage units, overflowing garages, and knowledge about using vertical space to stack their stuff. You can certainly be a high functioning hoarder and keep it a secret.

  3. karen
    August 1, 2019 / 8:49 am

    That is a fantastic kitchen. I hope someone in Hollywood sees this and does a family show from this location.

    • Michele
      Author
      August 1, 2019 / 8:56 am

      That would be incredible, and I would watch it just for the kitchen! Thanks for reading. πŸ™‚

  4. August 1, 2019 / 9:05 am

    Hi Michele,
    That’s an amazing kitchen. It looks timeless, like it’s been there a long time. The ceiling is beautiful and the vent hood has a nice patina. Then to keep it from being too serious, they popped in those fun window treatments. Have a great one!
    xo
    Holly

    • Michele
      Author
      August 1, 2019 / 9:42 am

      Perfectly described, Holly. I love your eye for the big picture as well as the details – we sure do need the artist desperately in this world! And I’m already missing the South I recently visited and can’t wait to get back and visit your gallery. πŸ™‚

  5. Claire
    August 1, 2019 / 9:46 am

    After reading this great post, I had to Google the Julian Price house hoping for more pictures. I was not disappointed! It is beautiful. It was the designer Showhouse in Greensboro in 2018. The designers, of course, did fantastic jobs but the renovation work the new owners did is absolutely amazing. The beauty of the house was visible, but barely, in Hoarders. It would have been a pleasure to see this beautiful home brought back to life.

    • Michele
      Author
      August 1, 2019 / 1:09 pm

      I saw that event and would love to spotlight it in a separate post. I won’t be surprised if we see this beautiful Hillside home pop up in another TV program or become a movie set! Thank goodness, the integrity of the home remains. πŸ™‚

  6. August 1, 2019 / 12:54 pm

    I watched that episode several months ago so I recognized the house. Would like to see what has been done to other rooms of the house. I wonder how they are separating sections to be rented out. Huge house for just the owners. I would think redoing the kitchen would take the most time and effort. Probably need a couple smaller kitchenettes as well in other parts of the house. Looks great now and I think the Price family would love it.

    It was hard to watch Sandra lose her marriage and be foreclosed as she did love the house so much.

    • Michele
      Author
      August 1, 2019 / 1:07 pm

      My heart goes out to her as well – what an excruciating chapter and so vulnerable to be in the public eye. Who could weather that sort of scrutiny? They used the home for a designer showhouse so there are lots of images floating around of that event, and I noticed there was a room decorated for the new owners’ twin daughters. I will try to get permissions to use photos and put together a follow up story. As far as I can tell, the owners still live in a different home in the area. They allow the home to be rented for weddings and gatherings since they aren’t yet living there. But they must get zoning permissions and the blessing of neighbors so I guess these things take time. Since the owners are serial flippers, it wouldn’t be surprising to hear it is for sale since all the press has made it famous and helped drive up the value!

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